Office noise leading cause of inefficiency

Research has suggested that noise from open plan offices and a lack of quiet areas at work disrupt employee productivity.…

HP 2019 financial outlook | Canon Solutions America alliance | Xerox appoints EVP

HP Inc has revealed its fiscal 2019 financial outlook, providing details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth. It…

Acquisition for Office Peeps

US reseller Office Peeps has acquired fellow South Dakota-based furniture and OP firm Central Business Supply. Over the next few…

TC Group partners with FusionPlus Data

UK office furniture supplier TC Group has announced its product file is now available from product content provider FusionPlus Data.…

Turnaround in fortunes for Steelcase

US-based office furniture maker Steelcase has reported sales growth for Q2 2019, marking an improvement on its previous financial year.…

Herman Miller posts strong start to FY2019

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported high single-digit growth for Q1 2019. Total sales for the quarter ended…

UK acquisition for Steelcase

US-based office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has acquired UK furniture company Orangebox. Orangebox’s portfolio offers “high-performance alternatives to traditional seating, patented…

Steelcase broadens Boila relationship

Office furniture vendor Steelcase has expanded its relationship with Danish furniture designer Bolia, entering into new territories. Steelcase will offer…

Connexions powered by IS Contract announces successful event

US-based dealer group Independent Stationers has said its inaugural Connexions powered by IS Contract annual meeting provided a tremendous opportunity for leading manufacturers…

WeWork expands software offering

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has widened its range of enterprise services with its fourth acquisition this year. The company has…

Hon enhances CET Designer

Office furniture brand The HON Company has improved its design and specification tools with the introduction of CET Designer Extension.…

Office Environment Company reveals merger plans

US-based independent dealer Office Environment Company has provided details of an Agreement and Plan of Merger with fellow dealer Kerr…

IOPFDA seeks tariff exclusions

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has spoken to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about US…

UK expansion for BakkerElkhuizen

Netherlands-based manufacturer BakkerElkhuizen has acquired the distribution activities of UK partner Osmond Ergonomics. As of 1 September 2018, BakkerElkhuizen now…

Joan Miller passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that well-known and respected OP icon Joan Miller passed away on 21 August at…

Herman Miller elects new CEO

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has revealed who will succeed CEO Brian Walker. Andi Owen will take over as CEO…

Furniture orders drive School Specialty sales

Educational products reseller School Specialty has reported strong double-digit growth in its Q2 furniture category. Furniture sales were up 22.4%…

Double digit growth for Knoll in Q2

US-based furniture maker Knoll has reported impressive Q2 sales and profit for its Office segment. For the three months ended…

Dynamic joins FusionPLUS Data

UK office furniture manufacturer Dynamic Office Solutions has partnered with product content provider FusionPlus Data. Featuring seating, furniture and other office…

International Paper sales growth | ECi appoints new CFO | Staples announces scholarship campaign

Canadian office supply reseller Staples Canada found that 60% of Canadian parents, teachers and students enjoy the back to school (BTS) season.…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…